"Protest, Power, and Pride in 2020" by Matthew Riemer

June is Pride Month. We reached out to author Matthew Riemer to get his thoughts on what it means in 2020.

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Amazon's best books of June: This week's releases

Summer reading season is in full swing with a novel reminiscent of a modern classic from Toni Morrison, a provocative debut, and a literary thriller. 

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"The Index of Self-Destructive Acts" - an interview

We catch up with the author of a novel that Colum McCann describes as "a significant novel, beautifully crafted and deeply felt.... a high bonfire of our era's vanities."

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Antiracism books to read right now

The events over the weekend have been a wake-up call for some and a long-ringing alarm for others. Here are six books for those seeking to understand and change institutionalized injustice.

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Books for kids to celebrate diversity and inspire change

Books for kids and young adults that honor diversity or invite conversation about race.

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Gabrielle Union's 2020 summer reads

See which books actor, voice artist, activist and author Gabrielle Union recommends.

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Jonathan Van Ness' 2020 summer reads

See which books the grooming guru, podcaster, and television personality recommends, and how he defines the perfect summer read.

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Weekend reading

It’s been sunny in Seattle but the rain returns this weekend, and the Amazon Books editors return to our to-read piles.

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Highly anticipated sci-fi and fantasy

From urban fantasy to military adventures, and from sasquatches to djinn, these are the stories science fiction and fantasy readers are looking forward to diving into this summer.

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Road trippin': 6 books to transport you to the open road

There's nothing like a road trip - these six books will remind you that it's about the journey not the destination.

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Books we are talking about

As we step into summer, here are the books the Amazon editors are talking about. 

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2020 James Beard Award winners

See which cookbooks took home a medal this year.

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Past imperfect: thrillers featuring small town cold cases

A few of our favorite thrillers feature decades-old crimes set in small towns.

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Veronica Roth on the genesis of her new novel, “Chosen Ones”

The best-selling author of "Divergent" shares how the mythology of the "chosen one" inspired her new novel.

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Amazon's best books of May

A raucous memoir from the frontman of indie rock band the Airborne Toxic Event, a heartwarming tale of villagers who join forces to save the house that Jane Austen once lived in, and the latest courtroom drama from bestselling author Scott Turow. 

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